Thimios Mitsiadis is a Professor in the Medical Faculty at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He conducts research in the fields of stem cells, genetics, molecular and experimental biology related to craniofacial developmental processes. Prof. Mitsiadis obtained his DDS degree from the School of Dentistry of the Kapodistrion University of Athens (Greece). He got specializations in Restorative Dentistry and in Pediatric Dentistry in the University of Lyon I (France). He obtained a Master Degree (DEA) in Immunology, Genetics and Differentiation and his PhD Degree in Developmental Biology in The University of Lyon I (France). He conducted Post-doctoral studies at the University of Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland), under the supervision of Prof. Irma Thesleff, at the Karolinska Nobel Institute (Stockholm, Sweden), under the supervision of Prof. Urban Lendahl, and at Yale University (New Haven, USA), under the supervision of Prof. Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas. Thimios was Professor at the University Aix-Marseille II (France), Visiting Professor at the Ecole Normale Superieure of Lyon, Clinical Senior Lecturer at King's College London (UK), and Associate Professor at the Dental School in Athens (Greece). Actually, he is a Visiting Professor at the Second University of Napoli (Italy).